Health Articles

Whether it's your first day with your new best friend or you're looking to teach an old dog some new tricks, we encourage you to browse these helpful tips, informative articles and pointers to keep your furry friend healthy, happy and safe.

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Why the Need to Knead? 

Five reasons your feline friend kneads.

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Picking the Right Cat Bed

Help your feline get to sleep comfortably with the right bed.

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Raising a Smarty Cat

Stimulate your feline’s brain and body with fun food-games and activities.

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How to Introduce Cats to Resident Dogs

Get tips for successful cat and dog introductions from Blue Buffalo.

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Social Butterflies, Not Scaredy Cats

Get tips for socializing your kitten so she has healthy relationships with everyone.

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Does your cat have a clawing personality?

Safely change her scratching behavior so your furniture, and your sanity, remains unscathed.

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Surviving Bath Time

Does your water-hating cat need a proper bath? We make it easier with some helpful tips.

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Think Inside the Box

What good is a litter box if your cat doesn’t use it? Here are 7 tips to get your cat to love her litter box.

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Safe Cat Car Travel

Short trip or long, making your cat comfortable in the car will provide smoother travel for all.

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How to Find the Best Carrier for Your Cat

When transporting your cat to the vet or on a long trip, it is always best to use a cat carrier for everyone’s safety.

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How To Leash Train Your Cat

Leash training your cat is the safe and fun way to introduce her to the big outdoors. Learn how with these steps.

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Kitten Training 101

Kittens are extremely intelligent and can be trained to use litter boxes, obey commands and even perform adorable tricks. Just keep some of these basic training steps in mind.

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Three Ways to Improve Your Pet Photos

Capturing a great image of your furry family member isn’t rocket science, but it can be a bit of a challenge. So here are three tips to get that perfect dog or cat picture.

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Why Do Cats Meow?

Cats have many ways of expressing themselves whether they purr, meow, howl or hiss — but what do they all mean? De-code your cat's vocal stylings to discover what she really wants.

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How to Introduce Two Cats

If you’re adding a second (or third) cat to your lovable litter, consider the following tips to help make life easier for all the felines in your family—including yourself.

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Picking the Right Toys for Dogs and Cats

As pet owners we intuitively know to give our dogs and cats toys for playtime, but did you know all the benefits they are providing? Learn about all the incredible benefits pet toys provide for your dog or cat.

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Separation Anxiety in Dogs & Cats

End of summer and back to school can just as jarring for your pets as for your kids. Be ready for changes in your pet's schedule that may cause separation anxiety.

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